At Dr. Ian Gray Dental Group, we know that dealing with tooth loss can be emotional and overwhelming. Patients experience tooth loss for numerous reasons, such as severe decay, trauma to the mouth, or illness. No matter the reason, it can be a confusing and difficult time, and we are here to help every step of the way. Patients who have lost a front tooth are often eager to find a tooth replacement solution as quickly as possible. Others, especially those who have missing teeth in the back of the mouth or older patients, are often more hesitant to schedule their appointment. We are frequently asked if rear molars need to be replaced, and our answer is always the same — your teeth, no matter where they are, should always be replaced.
Have you or a loved one recently learned that you need a dental crown and are a little nervous because you are unfamiliar with this treatment? Even if we haven’t recently recommended that you get a dental crown, it is one of the most popular procedures we do. There is a good chance that you or a loved one may need a dental crown in the future. I would like to explain this treatment to help you understand why I may recommend it and why it is important to schedule a visit to my office as soon as possible. Continue reading to learn more.